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doesn't use the word combat does not mean combat isn't happening. jennifer griffin on the top story at the bottom of the hour live at her post at the pentagon again tonight with a closer look at what's being said and what is actually happening. jennifer, we were told combat operations in iraq were over. >> if you listened to president obama last tuesday you would have thought so. take a listen. >> tonight i'm announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over and the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> but, tonight, two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq by an iraqi wearing an iraqi army uniform so those are the first deaths since the president announced that combat operations had ended. >> shepard: and on sunday, jennifer, they came to the rescue of an iraqi forces in baghdad. >> that's right. in fact, six suicide bombers had breached a headquarters, army headquarters and we're told that two u.s. soldiers had to help them fight their way out. they fired they suicide bombers. they have be
a big weapons sale soon. the buyer, saudi arabia. national security correspondent jennifer griffin tells us what the u.s. is selling. it would be the largest arms deal in u.s. history. 60 billion dollars in military aircraft to saudi arabia's air force over the next ten years. the pentagon officials say the deal would include 84 f-15 fighter jets. 70 apache helicopters, 72 blackhawks and 60 little birds followed by a 30 billion dollar package to improve saudi's naval defenses. if congress approves the sale. it's designed to send a signal to neighboring iran, whose march toward nuclear weapons is of growing concern to its arab neighbors. >> every message that the u.s. sends is being heard loud and clear in iran and certainly any sign that the u.s. and saudi arabia are deepening their defense relationships, certainly any sign that saudi arabia will have a stronger deterrent force, i think, enters into the calculations of the iraniaeye rain. >> reporter: there could be a political component. boeing argues the sale could support up to 77,000 jobs in 44 states. the u.s. doesn't buy f-15's an
with an announcement of course from president obama. but as the national security correspondent jennifer griffin reports the soldiers still on the ground may not have noticed much of a change. >> two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today by a gunman wearing an iraqi military. just another example of combat in iraq is far from over. in downtown baghdad on sunday, when six suicide bombers burst in iraqi army headquarters killing 12, wounding 36. two u.s. soldiers took part in the combat helping to kill the attackers. >> tonight, i am announcing that the american combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqi people now have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> the president stopped short of saying mission accomplished in the oval office last tuesday. the promise to end combat operations was one made on the campaign trail. reiterated in front of marines at camp lejeune, north carolina, a month after he took office. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. >> two months before the mi
not remember events correctly and miscommunicated others. jennifer duffy says this about o'donnell's problems. >> the tea party came out of nowhere and there is no organization and no hierarchy, so they are backing candidates that they never vetted. >> reporter: but what about any lasting damage? i asked cn senior political editor mark preston. do these problems hurt them at the polls right now? >> look at each race separately. in illinois, the fact that mark kirk acknowledged the flubs months ago show he has gotten over it and that is a tight race and not hurting him. move up to connecticut the reason that linda mcmahon is moving up on bloomenthal is not because of the vietnam record, but because she is a successful businesswoman. and in delaware, many people don't think she is a good candidate whether she has misstated her history and past. >> reporter: questions about backgrounds are not restricted to candidates themselves. in new york, carl pal dino gubernatorial campaign is dealing with a report in "the new york times" that four of the campaign aides were either accused of financial misc
jennifer garyen reporting -- griffin reporting life at the pentagon. what do they have to say about this facility? >> reporter: well essentially, jenna, first of all, we have no independent way of confirming what they announced today, but this group in the past has revealed several sites inside of iran, major nuclear facilities that the iaea and white house eventually had to confirm the existence of, so they have proven reliable in the past. they have found a tunnel complex through satellite imagery as well as human intelligence inside the facility. it's about 80 miles west of tehran, it is a facility near the town of cause lean, they call it facility 311 for whatever that's worth. it, essentially, they're saying has 200-yard-long tunnels that are about 20 yards wide inside this mountain. there's been be digging going on for the past five years, and they're saying it looks like it's set up to have uranium-enrichment cascades. they think it's more along the scale of the cone facility that was revealed a year ago eventually confirmed by the white house, and they're saying this is anot
deal on record. pentagon spokesman says they will notify white house about the agreement. jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon tonight. >> it's $60 billion and would include 84 new f-15 fighter jets, upgrade of 70 more f-15 fighter jets. 70 apache helicopters, 36 little birds, those are helicopters, shep. those are the first phase. this is targeted at iran. >> shepard: the saudis all about it but the israelis not so much. >> israelis were nervous when they heard about it. they sent the defense minister to washington to talk to pentagon and sent the prime minister benjamin netanyahu. he raised it with the white house, with president obama. now the israelis are feeling better about it. they have assurances that the parts and maintenance will be done by the u.s. there won't be a way for if the fallen to someone else's hands they could be used to attack israel. >> shepard: we should note this could put a lot of people to work. >> boeing could make jobs. white house is quiet about this but they'll out the this. this is happening in a key battleground state, swing state of missouri,
jennifer griffin is talking with folks at the pentagon about this. she will join us live in a bit. fox news alert the latest damage report from the most destructive wildfire in colorado's history. the scope of the devastation now unimaginable. a staggering 169 homes burned to the ground. look at these pictures. somebody lived here. at least 35,000 people have been evacuated from their homes, even some firefighters couldn't save their own property. >> i stood on this fire and watched firefighters save their neighbors go and watched theirs go, and that's pretty dam hard. >> we looked on the list today, and it is destroyed, it's gone. >> all we wanted was information, better information than what they are giving us. >> we hope tonight to find out if it was destroyed or damaged or if it's still standing. megyn: firefighters say the fire is just 30% contained. i mean just look at these pictures. this is somebody's big, beautiful home just reduced to ashes. they say however the strong within may kick up the sparks and could still spread the flames further. we've got a reporter there, folks, we'll
. this is reports from the ground saying that combat brigades have simply been renamed. not dissolved. jennifer griffin is live at the pentagon. when did the president again promising all combat troops will be out of iraq by now. paul combat troops? >> he campaigned on that. then one month after take over as president he gave a high-profile speech at camp lejeune in north carolina, then he reiterated last week from the oval office that essentially this was his mission accomplished speech, that all combat brigades were out of iraq. here ways said then and now. >> let me say this as plainly as i can. by august 31, 2010, our combat mission in iraq will end. tonight i'm announce our combat mission in iraq has ended. operation iraqi freedom is over. the iraqis have lead responsibility for the security of their country. >> reporter: but we have seen u.s. troops get sucked into battle including this weekend. two u.s. soldiers had to fire their weapons? downtown baghdad. we just heard reports from northern iraq that two u.s. soldiers were killed in northern iraq today. just in the last days alone those
and killing jennifer pettitte and giving a very bizarre explanation for doing what he did. also, jurors were introduced to some very graphic cell phone pictures taken of joshua sarjasky sexually assaulting 11-year-old makaila, also the chief medical examiner took the stand and told exactly how the young girls died. >> the testimony was graphic, buglio tpheufplt had interrogated hayes moments after his arrest and he was telling the detectives he raped pettitte after jakkowski sexually molested is is-year-old makila. add to go the heart break, cell phone pictures taken by saljetski of what he did with the young daughter, he painted a picture of criminals desperate for money, of a robbery that went horrifically wrong. the medical examiner testified about the final moments of makaila, saying soot was found in the house, which was set on fire. both bodies were burned but the doctor couldn't say whether the burns occurred while the girls were alive. dr. pettitte briefly spoke with the media outside a courthouse. >> it was another tough and painful day for the pettitte family and i think everybody
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